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2015.65.2

Two DVDs (part 1 and part 2) of a Channel 4 documentary ‘Edgeland’, produced in 1986, about new crofting legislation, the Crofters Commission and the future and history of crofting in the Highlands and islands. Topics include the Crofters’ War, peat cutting, mussel and salmon farming, fishing, forestry, the Cruachan Dam, the Invergordon smelter and the Outer Hebrides.

Part 1 includes footage of Tiree and interviews with local crofters Alec MacArthur, Heylipol, and Alastair MacInnes, Ruaig, and one with Peter Fairweather, the factor for Argyll Estates. With scenes of Balephetrish, hay-making, sheep shearing, a sheep sale at the old auction mart at Crossapol Farm, Balemartine, the airport, plane and fire service, Balephuil and Ruaig.

2014.115.4

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 436, 21/02/2009

Local news: plans for windfarm off Tiree; WWII soldier remembers building a jetty at Balephetrish Bay; Mainly Music; Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) discussions; Gordon Scott`s Everest trek; Tiree Trust discuss offshore windfarm proposals; SWRI meeting; Cobbled Cow café under new management; RSPB information; livestock sale results; Edinburgh moonwalk.

2014.107.1

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 416, 10/5/08

Local news: message in a bottle, Crossapol; RSPB information; interview with Steve Thomson, Balinoe; release of CD of traditional Gaelic songs; Tales from the Stackyard – The Library, 1911; Lochgilphead School in Arctic; sheep tagging, Argyll Estates` fishing rules; livestock sale results; Tiree Community Trust news; SWRI meeting; bale-wrap recycling.

2014.107.9

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 424, 30/8/08

Local news: forthcoming Tiree Wave Classic windsurfing competition; road rage; communications masts on Ben Hough; lamb sale results; restricted access to Tiree`s beaches; forthcoming celebration of renovation of Kilkenneth Chapel and Temple Patrick; new elders for Tiree Parish Church; ferry timetable improvements; Tiree Community Trust news.

2014.107.11

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 426, 27/9/08

Local news: stained-glass window of Gott Bay for Glasgow Royal Infirmary Chapel; road rage; beach access; BBC Alba Gaelic channel for Sky TV; SWRI meeting; interview with Angus Munn; CalMac QE2 Clyde cruises; healthy eating week at Tiree High School; community turbine news; new website for Gaelic teachers; school news; An Iodhlann news; lamb sale results.

2014.107.14

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 429, 08/11/08

Local news: retirement of PC Danny Lapsley; interview with George Campbell; HMS Sturdy memorial; Farmhouse Café opens in Balemartine; Labour spin-doctor Alastair Campbell; cattle sale results; `Danny`s Song`.

2013.133.5

Photograph of a small girl feeding a pet lamb in 1953

Black & white photograph of Elizabeth Macmillan, Clydebank, feeding a pet lamb from a bottle at Crossapol Farm in 1953, with the old mart in the background. She was visiting with her father, Willie Macmillan, who was installing water pipes. Macmillan and Paterson Ltd were a plumbing business in Clydebank. (original stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)

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2013.114.1

Newspaper article about the transfer of livestock between Tiree and ferry in 1886

Printed scan of an article from The Glasgow Herald dated 1886, about the dangerous method of transferring livestock, particularly horses, between Tiree and the ferry SS Hebridean. Article also mentions four of the imprisoned crofters of the Land Agitation liberated on bail.

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